Entry from British & World English dictionary
A forest restricted to the banks of a river or stream.
- They were off the plains again, following yet another of the small river valleys with its gallery forest that divided the prairies a little like spokes on a wheel… or perhaps more like branches radiating from a central trunk.
- It lives in deciduous woodland, gallery forest, and forest borders up to 1,500 m.
- We're left with an interesting situation where gallery forest might persist along the streams, with patches of sparse woodland and partly open savannah between the patches of forest.
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